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Japan Currents: Global Impact of Anime & Manga

  • 20 Feb 2020
  • 5:00 PM - 8:15 PM
  • Twilight Room at the Moonrise Hotel, 6177 Delmar in the Loop, St. Louis, MO 63112
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  • Registration is free! Please register early to save your seat!

Join us for our Spring Japan Currents on the global impact of anime and manga!

February 20th, 2020

5:00pm - 8:15pm 

Twilight Room at the Moonrise Hotel

6177 Delmar in the Loop

St. Louis, MO 63112 

Enjoy a three-panel discussion followed by a quick Q&A session and a lavish reception. 

Seats are limited, so register early!

   5:00pm  Registration
   5:30pm  Welcome

 Hiroko Yoda - CEO - JapanAlt Co. Ltd.

 Hiroko Yoda started JapanAlt in 2003; a

Tokyo-based entertainment  localization

and translation company. She is the author of

numerous books, including "Yokai Attack! The

Monster Survival Guide", "Introduction to Yokai

Culture: Monsters, Ghosts, and Outsiders in

Japanese History", and "Japandemionium 

Illustrated: the Yokai Encyclopedias of Toriyama



 Susan Napier - Professor - Tufts University

 Susan Napier is a professor at Tufts University 

in Massachusetts. She is an anime and manga

critic and has written several books, including

"From Impressionism to Anime: Japan as Fantasy

and Fan Cult in the Western Imagination", "Anime 

from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle: Experiencing

Contemporary Japanese Animation", and 



 Tony Oliver - Voice Actor 

 Tony Oliver was named on IMDB's Top 20 of All

Time Anime Voice Actor List. He is best known for 

his work as the voice of 'Rick Hunter' in Robotech.

He helped create "The Mighty Morphin Power

Rangers." Tony's many voice acting credits include, 

Lupin in 'Lupin the 3rd', Gojyo in 'Saiyuki Reload', 

Ulquiorra in 'Bleach', Hibiki in 'Vandread', and

Harry in 'Gungrave.'  

   6:55pm  Q&A
   7:15pm  Reception
   8:15pm  Close

This event is generously sponsored by:

"Japan America Society of St. Louis" is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
University of Missouri - St. Louis
362 SSB
1 University Boulevard
St. Louis MO 63121-4400

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